Onion compress

Required material

1 onion

Application

If you have an itchy insect bite, it can help to apply a cool onion slice directly to the bite for about 15 minutes.

This relieves the itching and helps the swelling go down.

Effect

Onion compresses can have the following effects:

  • Antibacterial
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Reduce swelling

Helps against

Itching (insect bite)

Synonyms

onion compress

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